Try Making This Easy Chicken Tikka At Home To Give Your Weekend A Good Treat

Weekends are about giving a good time to your loved ones with some good food. If you are looking forward to make your weekend special then there is no dearth of ideas. For chicken lovers a good chicken tikka with the perfect gravy can lift up your mood in a seconds. Here we have shared a complete recipe of chicken tikka that you can easily make at home.

Here’s how you can make chicken tikka at home. 

Ingredients you need to make chicken tikka. 

For the marinade

500g – Chicken, boneless, skinless cut into one-inch pieces

3/4 cup – Plain yogurt

1tbsp – Minced garlic

1/2tbsp – Ginger

1 1/2tsp – Garam masala

1/2tsp – Turmeric powder

1/2tsp – Ground cumin powder

1/2tsp – Ground red chilli powder

Salt to taste

For the gravy

2tbsp – Oil

2tbsp – Butter

1 no – Onion, large, finely chopped

1 1/2tbsp – Garlic, finely grated

1tbsp – Ginger, finely grated

1 1/2tsp – Garam masala

1tsp – Ground cumin

1tsp – Turmeric powder

1/2tsp – Ground coriander

250ml – Tomato puree

1tsp – Kashmiri red chili

Salt to taste

1 1/4 cup – Heavy cream

1/2tsp – Brown sugar

1/4cup – Water, if needed

For garnish

Fresh cream

Coriander spring

Methods to make chicken tikka.

*First, marinate the chicken with yoghurt, minced garlic, ginger, garam masala, turmeric powder, ground cumin, Kashmiri red chilli and salt. And keep it aside for an hour or overnight.

*On the other side, heat oil in a pan, add the marinated chicken pieces and shallow fry till browned, about three minutes from both sides.

*Now, melt some butter in the same pan and fry the onions until soft.

*Add garlic and ginger, sauté until fragrant, then add garam masala, cumin, turmeric and coriander to it. Fry for about 20 seconds.

*Pour in some tomato puree, add chili powder and salt. Let it simmer for about 10-15 minutes.

*Stir in the cream and sugar in the gravy and add the chicken till it juices back into the pan and cook for more 8-10 minutes.

*Add a little water to thin our the gravy.

*Garnish it with fresh cream and coriander springs.

*Serve it hot!

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